WeTV’s Sports Report with 1/28/2014

WeTV’s sports reporter Connor Tierney gives us the latest updates for WMU sports.

The Male Tennis team won against Cleveland State last Friday in Cleveland, Ohio with a final score of 4-3.

The women’s tennis team won their game against Chicago State with a final score of 6-1 along with winning their game against Butler with a final score of 7-0.

The Women’s Basketball team lost their game against Central Michigan last weekend with a final score of 87-113.

The Men’s basketball team won their game against Ball State with a final score of 62-53.

This Friday the women’s tennis team will be playing against Indiana at 1:00 P.M. and will also be playing another game against Oakland at 6:00 P.M. Both games will take place at the West Hills Athletic Club.

The Broncos Hockey team will be playing this Friday against Minnesota-Duluth at 7:00 P.M. at the Lawson Ice Arena and will also be playing them again this Saturday at 7:00 P.M.

The track and field team will be competing at the compass classic in Ypsilanti Michigan this Saturday.

The women’s gymnastics team will be playing at Northern Illinois this Saturday at 6:00 P.M.

The women’s basketball team will be playing against Northern Illinois this Saturday at 4:30p.m. and the men’s basketball team will be playing against Central Michigan 2:00 P.M.

The women’s golf team will be playing at the Mid-American Match Play challenge this Sunday.

Western Michigan University writers will join Kalamazoo Gazette reporter David Drew for a special recruiting live chat at 7 p.m. on Thursday according to m-live.

Saturday is the annual “Teddy Bear Toss” game. Fans are asked to bring teddy bears and stuffed animals on Saturday night and throw them on to the ice during the first intermission. All of the stuffed animals will be donated to Bronson’s Children Hospital.

Former WMU Football player, Brook Higgins, files a discrimination lawsuit against Western and is seeking $75,000

Brook Higgins, who was a member of the WMU football team in 2012, is claiming that the university violated Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act in releasing him from the team.

The lawsuit, which was filed on January 13, states that Higgins was diagnosed with learning disabilities in the third grade and in subsequent years was diagnosed with central auditory processing disorder and anxiety disorder.

For more information visit m-live.com or e-mail m-live reporter David Drew at ddrew1@mlive.com

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